Few photographic opportunities are as rich as a trip to the pumpkin patch. More and more farmers have caught on to the concept of agritainment, turning their workaday corn fields into full-blown fall festivals complete with 10-acre corn mazes (or "maizes," of course), hayrides, pumpkin picking, apple-picking, huge slides, pony rides, carnival games, food vendors and more.
With so many hallmarks of fall, there are almost too many great opportunities to take terrific photos: your little guy or gal lugging an oversized pumpkin; ruddy cheeks warming up with apple cider; sitting on Grandpa's shoulders to reach the perfect apple; emerging victorious from the corn maze; bouncing along on the hay ride; sitting atop an old-fashioned tractor; falling asleep in the car clutching an ear of Indian corn; the list goes on.
Most fall farm festivals run for the whole month leading up to Halloween, so get out there on a crisp, sunny day and don't forget the camera at home!
For lots more fun family activities and photography tips, click the links below.
- Elliott, Chas. Digital Photography School. "An Introduction to Time-Lapse Photography"http://www.digital-photography-school.com/an-introduction-to-time-lapse-photography
- HP Canada. "Back to School Photography Tips" CanadianParents.com.http://www.canadianparents.com/article/back-to-school-photography-tips
- New York Institute of Photography. "Halloween Photos"http://www.nyip.com/ezine/holidays/halloween.html#ixzz168ieGOXl
- Orthner, Allison. "Back to School Photo Tips"http://allisonorthner.blogspot.com/2009/08/back-to-school-photo-tips.html
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Last editorial update on Sep 14, 2018 11:00:54 am.